Archive for March 3, 2009
“As’ad AbuKhalil, a professor of political science at California State University, says that Lebanese opinions of the tribunal are largely split along sectarian and political lines. “Within March 14, they have a message that ‘we know for sure that the Syrians are behind the al-Hariri killing but on the other hand, let’s find out what [...]
Although I need to board the plane, but I have to cover major new developments in the Hariri tribunal. Today, in a surprise to all watchers, the news is blah, blah, blah and blah. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s developments.
Video footage (thanks Christopher)
“The officials are Daniel Shapiro, who oversees Middle East issues at the National Security Council, and Jeffrey D. Feltman, the acting assistant secretary of state for Near East affairs. Mr. Feltman is a former ambassador to Lebanon, while Mr. Shapiro advised the Obama campaign on the region.” Feltman had the dubious honor–while serving in Lebanon–as [...]
“”If we’re going to make peace and live together, we really need to understand them as people,” Kaiser says. “And I think the arts are really helpful at doing that.”” (thanks Abbas)
What is that? (thanks Julie)